Topic: Environment

Join the Swarm and take part in a week-long campaign of global actions to Save the Bees. Together we will Pester the Pesticide Pushers and Swarm together to BAN Neonicotinoids and other poisonous chemicals. We need to keep the bees alive to pollinate our food!

MONDAY: The Honey Bee Flash Mob Practice Day will be held on the Continental Avenue Pedestrian Bridge. Dance practice, followed...

Bring your favorite work gloves, rake, pitchfork, litter picker upper, or gardening tools.

Wear appropriate clothing for the weather and for working in a natural area 

(long pants, long sleeves, sturdy shoes, hat).

Water and snacks will be available.

O.S. Gray Natural Area has no restroom facilities, but Kroger is nearby.

Info:...

Do you like short films and documentaries? Intelligent conversation? Great food and cocktails? Check out NTEP’s first Green Screen.

They’ll be showing and discussing a series of short films over a variety of topics, including recycling, waste and water. J.Black's will be donating a portion of the proceeds to the North Texas Emerging Professionals.

The North Texas Emerging Professionals offers local brews, networking and a little friendly competition. Individual: $25, Team: $250, Spectators: Free.

Citizen's Climate Lobby (CCL) is a non-profit nonpartisan organization working on creating the political will for a livable world. CCL's mission is to empower normal citizens, who care about their world, to engage in conversations with their elected officials.

On June 24, five members of the DFW chapter went to Capital Hill in DC and met with Texan congressmen....

The Native Prairies Association of Texas is starting a chapter in Fort Worth. Prairie enthusiasts, master naturalists, bird watchers, landowners, educators and anyone else interested in prairies is welcome. 

Info: Jo Ann Collins, joacollins@gmail.com or 817-689-0098.

Celebrate National Moth Week with local entomologists Dale Clark and Michael Cook, black lights and bugs. Last year we discovered many flying, jumping, buzzing creatures. Bring mosquito repellent and a flash light. Please don't wear white clothing since we will be using black lights. No fee; suggested Preserve donation $3.

The Texas Water Development Board created by Prop 6 will hold a public meeting to take comments on proposed rules to spend the State Water Fund. Those unable to attend can see the plan and submit comments before Sept. 14 at http://www.twdb.texas.gov/swift/involved/index.asp...

Monthly gathering of DFW environmental groups and activists. Items to be discussed.

1)  Denton and the Fracking ban – Learn the blow by blow of Denton City Council that night.  Find out what other cities in Texas are thinking about the same thing.

2)  ALEC what happened around this Koch-funded group coming to town

3)  Dallas Green...

Teachers earn 3 CPE credits. Workshop includes door-prizes, classroom give-aways and every teacher receives a CD with resources. Workshop limited to first 30 registrants. 

 Get your first step into the ‘cool’ of recycling. Teach students how to make recycling easy and the importance of the Earth as a resource we can and should take care for. Learn about the 4Rs of recycling,...